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bash: jq:command not found

I am working on bitbucket pipelines using javascript/nodejs as the language.

I need 'jq' command in my script but it throws error of jq: command not found

Below is my bitbucket pipelines.yml file



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image: node:10.15.3
- step:
name: "prova default"
- echo "Deploying version is $VERSIONRELEASE"
- ls
- mkdir build
- touch build/test.json
- ls build
- apt-get install -y jq
- declare -x VERSION=$(jq -r '.version' package.json)
- echo "package.json version is $VERSION"

+ apt-get install -y jq
Reading package lists...
Building dependency tree...
Reading state information...
E: Unable to locate package jq


sorry, but does not work

Hi Luca,

I had the same issue.

Before you can install jq, you have to make an "apt-get update"


- apt-get update 
- apt-get -y install jq
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Hi @nazia_akhtar ,

Thank you for your question!

You can add it with the next command before using jq:

apt-get install -y jq

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